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People Can ‘Protect Themselves From an Overly Aggressive Gov’t’

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Ben Carson video

Tampa, FL

#1 Jul 22, 2014
Video-People Can ‘Protect Themselves From an Overly Aggressive Gov’t’

Video Ben Carson on 2nd Amendment: People Can ‘Protect Themselves From an Overly Aggressive Gov’t’

“You have a right to have weapons”

by Michael W. Chapman | CNSNews | July 22, 2014

( )– Dr. Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon and the author of six best-selling books, said the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution was put there so Americans could support the military, if needed, during a domestic invasion but “more importantly, so that people could protect themselves from an overly aggressive government, if that ever happened.”

Carson added that gun rights under the 2nd Amendment are “vitally important,” that he “would never compromise the 2nd Amendment in any way,” and that one of the first things dictators do is confiscate people’s weapons, which “we don’t ever want to allow” in America.

Carson, awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2008, made his remarks on July 19 at the three-day Western Conservative Summit 2014, sponsored by Colorado Christian University and held in Denver, Colo.

Initially stating that he has argued with some people on the conservative side about the issue, Carson then said,“I feel, first of all, that the Second Amendment is vitally important and I would never compromise the 2nd Amendment in any way. It was put there for a very specific reason, so that the people could act in support of the military in case of an invasion.”

“But more importantly, so that people could protect themselves from an overly aggressive government if that ever happened,” he said.

“So we absolutely cannot compromise that because all we have to do is look back through history and see what happened when various dictators rose to power,” said Carson.“One of the first things they always did was confiscate the weapons. So we don’t ever want to allow that situation to occur.”

“We don’t even necessarily want them to know who has weapons,” he said.“You have a right to have weapons.”
hands on AR

Waukegan, IL

#2 Jul 22, 2014
This guy needs to run for president! Run Ben run!
ShootThePompousG ovPeeps

Oak Lawn, IL

#4 Jul 25, 2014
They step waaaaaay over their bounds and deserve 2 B shot. It's called we did in the latter 1700s
when Americans had a SPINE.

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